The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1890

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The barges Muskoka and Waubashene, from French River, with lumber for Collinsby, are on the way.

The str. Spartan, from Montreal, cleared for Toronto this morning via the Murray Canal. Capt. Augustus is the pilot.

The new gov't tug Stanly is en route from Ottawa to Kingston, on her trial trip. F. Wise, superintendant of the canal, is on board.

The Belleville Intelligencer thinks if the Bay route is adopted by the mail steamers, an earlier departure from Kingston would give the tourists a full view of the bay by daylight.

Arrivals: schrs. Acacia, Oswego, 253 tons coal; Eliza Fisher, Charlotte, 258 tons coal; Oliver Mowat, Sandusky, 542 tons coal; Ella Murton, Charlotte, 491 tons coal; H. Dudley, Charlotte, 418 tons coal.

Clearances: schrs. Fleetwing, Oswego, lumber; Singapore, Astabula, iron ore; tug Freemason and barge Minnie Francis, Oswego, lumber; prop. Alma Munro, Chicago; tug Thompson with barges, Charlotte; prop. Clinton and barges, Astabula; schr. Laura, Astabula, tug Chieftain and barges, Charlotte; schr. Wawanash, Detroit, light; prop. Armenia and tow, Duluth, light; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, lumber; schr. Baltic, Oswego, lumber; schr. Eliza White, Oswego, light.

Arrival of the Ingomar - steamyacht owned by C.C. Newton, Montreal, 40 x 11, description.

The Boat Was Damaged - sailing yacht Wolverine, hired from A. McCorkell, was damaged near Grindstone Island.

To Have A Good Time - steam yacht Gipsy Queen here from Toronto, came through Murray Canal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1890